We’ve got so used to using free web services from Google to Instagram that we spend most of our web time on them. In this post, we explore is free best for us and our data rights? and will free be replaced by ‘pay as you go’ in the future?
How close are we to the singularity, the point at which our tech becomes more smarter than us? This article gives a good update…
Digitalisation is transforming the economic base and is creating unprecedented risk to business models and traditional market boundaries. So what do we do?
Will capitalism be overthrown in a revolution? The potential revolutionaries aren’t the usual suspects but in an ironic Frankenstein twist, it will the technology spawned by the uber capitalist entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley that’ll be storming the barricades.
We feature a really good documentary from the BBC hosted by Martin Wolf. It goes into the likely impact of technology on jobs, the economy and society in the future. It covers most sides of the debate about where we going and what we can do about it.
On the anniversary of his death, we celebrate the contribution of Issac Asimov to thinking about technology and our future.
So much has been written and said about Edward Snowden. His TED talk explains much on his part and also raises challenging questions about the future of the internet and our rights.